Course Length: 4 Minutes
Meet your Instructor
Professional Communicator, Trainer, Podcaster, and Pastor
Jonathan Parker is a professional communicator, trainer, podcaster, and pastor. He has spent nearly half of his life developing the art of communications and has spoken hundreds of times to audiences ranging in size from small groups to filled auditoriums.He began speaking in faith-based contexts in 2001 and developed versatility after becoming a full-time, sworn law enforcement officer in 2007. His responsibilities have included serving as an Adjunct Training Instructor for area police agencies, School Resource Officer in both a high school and middle school setting, and Lead Chaplain for a 400+ person agency.He has spoken regularly to students of all ages and trained faculty and staff at elementary, middle, high school, and collegiate levels. He has also spoken regularly in front of community leaders as a keynote speaker. In addition to his local work, he is a regular keynote speaker and conference presenter nationwide. He hosts a weekly podcast for law enforcement families that produced over 85 resource-packed episodes and serves as the Founding Pastor of Cop Church Chattanooga.He was twice named "Officer of the Year" for the Chattanooga, TN Police Department. He also received two life-saving medals and a Homeland Security Award from Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen.